Clinical Infectious Diseases

Clinical Infectious Diseases in a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Oxford University Press covering research on the pathogenesis, clinical investigation, medical microbiology, diagnosis, immune mechanisms, and treatment of diseases caused by infectious agents. It includes articles on antimicrobial resistance, bioterrorism, emerging infections, food safety, hospital epidemiology, and HIV/AIDS. It also features highly focused brief reports, review articles, editorials, commentaries, and supplements. The journal is published on behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Publisher
Oxford University Press
History
1979-present
Impact factor
8.195 (2009)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Viruses thrive in big families, in sickness and in health

The BIG LoVE (Utah Better Identification of Germs-Longitudinal Viral Epidemiology) study, led by scientists at the University of Utah School of Medicine, finds that each bundle of joy puts the entire household at increased ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bacteria in urine doesn't always indicate infection

Doctors should think carefully before testing patients for a urinary tract infection (UTI) to avoid over-diagnosis and unnecessary antibiotic treatment, according to updated asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) guidelines released ...

HIV & AIDS

Drug used to treat HIV linked to lower bone mass in newborns

Infants exposed in the womb to a drug used to treat HIV and reduce the transmission of HIV from mother to child, may have lower bone mineral content than those exposed to other anti-HIV drugs, according to a National Institutes ...

HIV & AIDS

Daily PrEP prevents HIV infection in high-risk individuals

(HealthDay)—None of 657 patients who took a daily pill to prevent HIV infection contracted the virus over a period of more than two years, according to a study from Kaiser Permanente of San Francisco. The findings, published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Preparing for a public health emergency

Researchers have published a set of key insights that could help countries prepare for an influenza pandemic.

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